The Canterville Ghost
  
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"The Canterville Ghost" is a novella by Oscar Wilde. It was the first of Wilde's stories to be published, appearing in two parts in "The Court and Society Review", 23 February and 2 March 1887.
The story is about an American family who move to a castle haunted by the ghost of a dead nobleman, who killed his wife and was starved to death by his wife's brothers. It has been adapted for the stage and screen several times.
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